Guildford Jazz

Bringing the best in live jazz to Guildford

“Keeping the spirit of jazz alive in these troubled times” ****
(review by Trevor Bannister, published by TheJazzMann)


SUMMER BBQ & JAZZ!

24 AUGUST GUILDFORD CRICKET PAVILION

Inspired by a love of South African music and food, this is all about having a good time with friends old and new! Featuring Cape Town-born pianist/composer Philip Clout and rising star Samuel Eagles on sax.

** SOLD OUT. Please contact us to be notified of any returns**


SUMMER JAZZ JAMS

Free entry, all welcome!

August 25th Wooden Bridge

September 11th Merry Harriers


REMEMBERING CHICK COREA

TRISTAN MAILLIOT QUARTET

Featuring BBC Young Jazz Musician finalist Tom Ridout

15 SEPTEMBER GUILDFORD CRICKET PAVILION

An evening celebrating the music of Grammy-award winning pianist and composer Chick Corea from a quartet of top flight musicians who share a deep love of Chick’s music.

With pre-gig meal from Mandira’s Kitchen!


DAVID NEWTON & EUAN STEVENSON

PIANO DUO

29 SEPTEMBER UNIVERSITY OF SURREY

Two fantastic jazz pianists, two Steinway
grand pianos. Not to be missed!


THE MUSIC OF MILES DAVIS

STEVE WATERMAN QUINTET

13 OCTOBER GUILDFORD CRICKET PAVILION

A celebration of the life and work Miles Davis from one of the UK’s top jazz trumpeters, including an interview with BBC writer and author Brian Morton on the making of the seminal album, Kind of Blue. Not to be missed!


JULIAN COSTELLO QUINTET

27 OCTOBER GUILDFORD CRICKET PAVILION

Mixing jazz with a delicious world music element, with a fantastic lineup of musicians and instruments including sax, cello, vocals, oud, guitar, drums, percussion and double bass!


“Guildford Jazz is a beacon of light in supporting and promoting live jazz locally: a thriving community arts organisation hosting performances from some of the top jazz musicians in the country while at the same time building strong community links with local musicians, schools and charities. It’s growing audiences are testament to their success and I am delighted to support them as patron.”

Bill Bruford, Patron of Guildford Jazz.